Living Enneagram

Ancient Wisdom For Better Living Today

The Enneagram reveals nine core personality styles. It also maps nine stages of an evolutionary process.

Put these two together, and you have the Living Enneagram.

Overview

Learn about the nine personality types and how they link to the nine universal stages of transformation.

Online Courses

Expand your understanding with a creative range of curated videos and downloadable resources.

Workshops

Apply this knowledge to daily life: in your workplace, in your team, in your community, and in your personal life.

Blog

Continue to explore new perspectives as the Living Enneagram evolves. Join the talk and share your ideas.

 

 

Watch

Discover the Living Enneagram’s approach of connecting the nine personality types with the nine stages of change.

Trent J Thornley

ENNEAGRAM PROFESSIONAL

  • Certified Professional, International Enneagram Association
  • Workshop Facilitator, Life Coach and Teacher 
  • Board of Directors, International Enneagram Association
  • Certified Educator, Association of Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Ordained Buddhist Dharma Leader, Nyingma Tibetan  Lineage
  • Ordained Minister, Metropolitan Community Churches
  • Attorney, State Bar of California

Workshop Clients

San Francisco Zen Center

Buddhist Programming

UCSF Health Audiology

Team Communication Seminar

Metropolitan Community Churches

Leadership Development

San Francisco General Hospital

Chaplain Training Program

Gigster

Team Building Retreat

Dignity Health - Sequoia Hospital

CPE Seminar

IEA Global Conference

Buddhist Enneagram Break-Out

Living Enneagram Series

Love, Sex, Relationships

UCSF Spiritual Care Services

CPE Seminar

MCC San Francisco

Spirituality Series

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital

CPE Seminar

Life Journey MCC

Day-Long Retreat

Blog Posts

Join the conversation!

These are a few sample posts.

For more offerings, check out the Blog page.

Calvin & Hobbes Enneagram

This playful post traces the nine Enneagram energies in the life of a young boy named Calvin and his best friend, Hobbes. The...

Mad Men Enneagram

“Person To Person" -- the series finale episode of this hit show Mad Men -- provides a vivid, dramatic illustration of the inner...

Binary Enneagram: Seeing in Duality

Personality patterns are like computer programs. Ordinarily, we only see the surface of our preferences and behaviors without...

Hillary Clinton – Type 1

What makes Hillary Clinton tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Barack Obama – Type 9

What makes Barack Obama tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Donald Trump – Type 8

What makes Donald Trump tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Typing Public Figures

Typing others is tricky business: often we miss the mark or deny others the opportunity of self-discovery. Such concerns carry...

Hijacked 6!

On October 19, 1999, I was a passenger on a hijacked plane flying from Istanbul to Cairo. After arriving safely in Egypt, I...

Basic Goodness

The work of personal transformation can be difficult. It helps to remember our Basic Goodness. The Personality Enneagram shows...

Binary Enneagram: Seeing in Duality

Personality patterns are like computer programs. Ordinarily, we only see the surface of our preferences and behaviors without...

Typing Public Figures

Typing others is tricky business: often we miss the mark or deny others the opportunity of self-discovery. Such concerns carry...

Hillary Clinton – Type 1

What makes Hillary Clinton tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Basic Goodness

The work of personal transformation can be difficult. It helps to remember our Basic Goodness. The Personality Enneagram shows...

Hijacked 6!

On October 19, 1999, I was a passenger on a hijacked plane flying from Istanbul to Cairo. After arriving safely in Egypt, I...

Donald Trump – Type 8

What makes Donald Trump tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Calvin & Hobbes Enneagram

This playful post traces the nine Enneagram energies in the life of a young boy named Calvin and his best friend, Hobbes. The...

Mad Men Enneagram

“Person To Person" -- the series finale episode of this hit show Mad Men -- provides a vivid, dramatic illustration of the inner...

Barack Obama – Type 9

What makes Barack Obama tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Typing Public Figures

Typing others is tricky business: often we miss the mark or deny others the opportunity of self-discovery. Such concerns carry...

Binary Enneagram: Seeing in Duality

Personality patterns are like computer programs. Ordinarily, we only see the surface of our preferences and behaviors without...

Basic Goodness

The work of personal transformation can be difficult. It helps to remember our Basic Goodness. The Personality Enneagram shows...

Mad Men Enneagram

“Person To Person" -- the series finale episode of this hit show Mad Men -- provides a vivid, dramatic illustration of the inner...

Hillary Clinton – Type 1

What makes Hillary Clinton tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Barack Obama – Type 9

What makes Barack Obama tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Donald Trump – Type 8

What makes Donald Trump tick? This post was originally created during the time of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. As the...

Hijacked 6!

On October 19, 1999, I was a passenger on a hijacked plane flying from Istanbul to Cairo. After arriving safely in Egypt, I...

Calvin & Hobbes Enneagram

This playful post traces the nine Enneagram energies in the life of a young boy named Calvin and his best friend, Hobbes. The...

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. . . and each of the nine stages of change.

 

 

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